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Off-the-Beaten-Path in Saigon

Saigon (Ho Chi Minh City) is a wonderful city to explore not only because of its economic growth and famous attractions but also because there are many urban tales, hidden pagodas, and quiet streets to be discovered. Have a look at some of Saigon’s off-the-beaten-path locations to explore the unseen side of Saigon.For Culture and History Learners i...
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Guest — Charlie Hanz
I love the Other Side tour. It was incredible to see another side of Ho Chi Minh that has not been portraited by the public media ... Read More
Wednesday, 04 March 2020 21:42
Guest — Hazel
You must sign up for their Saigon's Other Side tour! I cannot recommend highly enough! Worth every penny ... Read More
Saturday, 26 October 2019 13:47
Guest — Dominique Rusks
Nice to see a different side of the city
Friday, 11 October 2019 22:50

Vietnamese Foods: Banh Xeo in Ho Chi Minh City

You have tried, Pho and Banh mi, what is next on the list of must-eat foods in Ho Chi Minh City? “Banh xeo”, a Vietnamese pancake, is the favorite of many people, including locals as well as tourists. It would be an incomplete foody journey in Ho Chi Minh City without knowing or trying Banh xeo here.Banh Xeo OriginAccording to some sources, Banh xe...
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Guest — Alexandra
Wanted to say that this Banh Xeo was the best on your scooter tour! My favorite was the wrapping and the basil in the herb assortm... Read More
Saturday, 26 October 2019 13:42
Guest — Doris
I tried the banh xeo on your food tour would love to go again... Read More
Wednesday, 02 October 2019 21:48

Ho Chi Minh One-Day Itineraries

If you have planned for a short visit to Ho Chi Minh City, read our local guide on Ho Chi Minh City's must-see attractions in one day, and let your adventure begins.Map of Ho Chi Minh One-day Itineraries:Ho Chi Minh City One-Day ItinerariesMorning:  8:30 AM - Notre Dame Cathedral (Duration: 30’)One of the French colonial architect remnant...
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Guest — Charmaine Regan
Just wondering if we can inquire our own itinerary for your tours? Thank you
Friday, 11 October 2019 22:42
Guest — Gerson
cool to read and informative, thanks for share
Saturday, 23 December 2017 13:22

Where to Drink Egg Coffee in Saigon

Some of you might think the idea of combining eggs and coffee quite is strange because of the smell of raw eggs. In fact, only egg yolk is used, and the egg white, which causes the smell, is not included in the coffee cup. The egg coffee has a creamy and sweet flavor of the egg yolk and milk, supplemented by the bitter aftertaste of strong coffee. ...
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Guest — Ellie
I tried the egg coffee and it turned out better than I thought. Would recommend this.
Wednesday, 29 January 2020 15:53
Guest — Shaun Coleman
Your site is really nice to learn about the Vietnamese food
Saturday, 26 October 2019 14:33
Guest — Alessio Oliver
Best egg coffee ever
Tuesday, 08 October 2019 11:41

Vietnamese Desserts You Must Try

With a diverse culture and traditions, Vietnam is home to some of the unique and delicious cuisines in Southeast Asia. If you are interested in exploring Vietnamese foods, try some of these popular local Vietnamese desserts on your trip to Vietnam."50 Shades" of Vietnamese DessertsBanana Sweet Soup - Che ChuoiMost banana trees are planted in rural ...
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Guest — Emer Calderon
The sweet soups in Ben Thanh Market is just dreamy
Tuesday, 08 October 2019 11:37
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Vietnamese Snacks and Street Eats

Street foods are in every corner in Vietnam, a paradise of flavorful and delicious food. Trying the food from vendors and eating them when sitting down on the streets are said to be a must when coming to Vietnam, giving you an unforgettable experience.There are loads of Vietnamese snacks and street eats in the 3 regions, the North, the Center, and ...
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Guest — Gabbie
wow, people eat the intestine? Vietnamese cuisine is so interesting
Monday, 25 November 2019 12:09
Guest — Fardeen Pittman
would love to try these food on the tours
Saturday, 05 October 2019 11:35

20 Best Vietnamese Dishes

Vietnamese cuisine is not only about eating but also about a country’s history and culture. Vietnam has been renowned for its food diversity and every dish promises to be a unique experience. Don’t know what to try first? Here are our recommendations for 20 must-try Vietnamese dishes, in no particular order:1. Banh MiOriginated from France, the&nbs...
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Guest — David Hollander
I love my food tour with your guide Mina. We went adventurous with the shrimp paste and she showed me how to get over the pungent ... Read More
Saturday, 01 February 2020 23:05
Guest — Honey Chanra
Leah took me to some barbecue pork with vermicelli on the food tour. It was really amazing. Would join a food tour again next time... Read More
Thursday, 30 January 2020 11:33
Guest — Pat Reynolds
Your tour guides showed me these amazing food on the tour, all was incredible
Saturday, 26 October 2019 11:48

The Best Places to Eat an Authentic Pho in Ho Chi Minh

Vietnamese cuisine is influenced a lot by Chinese cuisine, but it is often paired with many herbs. One of the most well-known foods in Vietnamese cuisine is Pho. It might look simple with rice noodles, soup, and slices of beef, but after having Pho in Vietnam, you will have the chance to experience many kinds of Pho that you don’t see very often. I...
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Guest — Chanta Mann
one bowl of Pho Le can keep you full for the whole day. I've always preferred the southern taste to the northern version of pho, e... Read More
Tuesday, 24 December 2019 23:43
Guest — Jolene
Pho does vary significantly between regions to regions in Vietnam, so make sure to have a bowl of Pho every where you go in Vietna... Read More
Friday, 29 November 2019 00:24
Guest — Elliot Hughes
Pho Hoa is the best place for pho I can think of
Saturday, 05 October 2019 11:37

Ben Thanh Market in Ho Chi Minh City

If you are looking for some local experience in Vietnam, you should not miss out the local markets where you can see the daily life and trading of many Vietnamese in a traditional way. Ben Thanh Market is one of the busiest local markets in Ho Chi Minh City that you should visit to enjoy famous Vietnamese foods and shopping for lovely souvenirs. Yo...
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Guest — Brooklyn Adams
Visited the market in one of your tours. Very interesting experience!
Wednesday, 02 October 2019 21:26
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10 Must-Try Vietnamese Drinks in Ho Chi Minh City

Apart from the variety of diversified cuisines in Vietnam, especially in Ho Chi Minh City, the scrummy Vietnamese drinks are something you should try; these beverages will refresh and cool your thirst during a scooter or walking tour around the city. Here are ten delicious must-try Vietnamese drinks in Ho Chi Minh City that would delight you when t...
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Guest — Hin
Iv’e always wanted to try grass jelly drink it just looks so good... Read More
Sunday, 29 March 2020 13:04
Guest — Jenny
Oh I remember the sugar cane juice you guys got for me when we were visiting the market It was super nice in a hot day... Read More
Friday, 29 November 2019 00:02
Guest — Rose Wheatly
The coffee is really nice but also super strong. Must be careful if you cannot handle caffeine
Tuesday, 01 October 2019 19:22

Vietnam Street Food: Vietnamese Pizza

Vietnam is widely considered a paradise of street foods with varied collections of street snacks. Despite having been introduced in recent years, Banh trang nuong, which is known as Vietnamese pizza, has become one of the most popular street foods in Vietnam due to its distinctive taste and affordable price.Originated in Dalat, a beautiful cit...
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Guest — Bea Harrisons
Street food was definitely the best part of your tour!
Saturday, 05 October 2019 11:27
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Christmas and New Year's Eve in Ho Chi Minh

You might be wondering how you would celebrate the holidays season in Vietnam, where Christmas and New Year’s Eve has never been the foremost festivals. In fact, there are plenty of things to do in a young and dynamic city like Ho Chi Minh.Read our blog to find out how to celebrate Christmas and New Year’s Eve in Ho Chi Minh.Christmas and New Year’...
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Guest — Beth Cortez
I would love to take a city tour during christmas
Saturday, 26 October 2019 14:37
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Top Ho Chi Minh City Bars You Can't Pass Up

Top Ho Chi Minh City Bars You Can't Pass Up
After a wonderful day exploring the beautiful Ho Chi Minh City or a Night Adventure Motorbike Tour comes the exploration of the stellar nightlife of Ho Chi Minh City. That's right - your day is not done yet You've had a taste of some Vietnamese flavors; now it's time to quench your thirst and have some fun, Vietnamese style! Here's a list...
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Had a drink at the EON 51 and that was pricey. The service wasn't great but we paid for the view. Heard that there is now the Land... Read More
Saturday, 26 October 2019 15:14
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The 4 Best Places To Include In Your Ho Chi Minh Food Tour

The 4 Best Places To Include In Your Ho Chi Minh Food Tour
Do you enjoy trying new dishes and experimenting with unique flavors? If so, you are ready for a Ho Chi Minh food tour.Ho Chi Minh City is located on the beautiful southern coast of Vietnam. The Vietnamese city has plenty to offer for its visitors, ranging from historical monuments, museums, and lively nightlife to tasty dishes for food lovers...
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Guest — Caroline Wilson
I missed making banh xeo with you guys I was so excited to try making Vietnamese food on your tour... Read More
Tuesday, 07 April 2020 14:04
Guest — Dustin Salazar
The food tour was incredible, Vietnamese cuisine is truly amazing
Saturday, 26 October 2019 14:27

Best Coffee Workspaces in Saigon

There are numerous cafes or coffee workspaces in Saigon. Check out our list to choose the best places for you.Notes: Most cafes will offer free unlimited wifi if you buy a drink or dish. The password of the wifi will be provided on the bill, the menu, or the table; you can also ask the staff for it after making the order. Some will require a login ...
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Guest — Howard Charles
would not recommend starbucks though, you can only have access to the wifi for an hour
Tuesday, 07 April 2020 14:15
Guest — Debbie Yates
Very cool list of suggestions, will save this for sure
Saturday, 26 October 2019 14:45

Where to Eat the Best Ice Cream in Saigon

Looking for the best ice cream in Saigon? Check out this local recommended list of ice cream havens in Saigon, from local to international brands!Local BrandsKem Bach Dang28 Le Loi, District 1Open 9 AM - 11 PMPrices: VND 40,000 - 120,000One of the oldest ice cream parlors in Saigon. Prominent location in District 1. Recommended by many as the best ...
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Checklists of Ho Chi Minh City Travel

Planning your upcoming Ho Chi Minh City travel is easier when you have a checklist of what things to do and see, the items to bring, and the food to try.Checklist of What to PackVisa and PassportSunscreen & ToiletriesClothing for the hot & humid weatherShoesCameraVisa and Passport: Check whether you need a visa to visit Vietnam and pre...
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Guest — Stacey Rodriquez
Your city tour is incredibly amazing
Saturday, 26 October 2019 15:56
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Vietnam's Bucket List: Top Things You Must Do in Vietnam

Vietnam is reputed for its breathtaking natural landscapes and hospitable tropical climate, which is an earthly paradise for those wishing to shake off all stresses and strains in the head and on the body. Meanwhile, if you are an adventurous traveler who is seeking for an extreme vacation, Vietnam is also full of exotic experiences waiting to be e...
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Guest — Madeline Kougens
I'm glad I took the motorbike tour with your guys. Otherwise I would have missed a HUGE part pf Vietnam's culture
Wednesday, 25 March 2020 23:14
Guest — Nanda Syleks
I'm about to go on a one month trip throughout Vietnam, will make sure to follow your suggestions ... Read More
Monday, 27 January 2020 17:34
Guest — Rose Brock
motorbike tour: checked
Saturday, 26 October 2019 14:52

Amazing Street Vendors in Saigon

Vietnam has an intriguing, fascinating and unique cuisine. One important part of Vietnamese cuisine is the vibrant world of street foods. By picking up a piece of street food to consume, you would have also consumed a piece of Vietnam’s culture. Those street foods reflect the richness of Vietnamese cuisine, hold within them the history of a distant...
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Guest — Walter Freddrick
I love the food ladies, always so fun and smiling even though I am not fluent in Vietnamese and they don't speak English at all... Read More
Tuesday, 07 April 2020 13:10
Guest — Woodrow Holmes
The food tour was delightful, would recommend you guys to my friends
Saturday, 26 October 2019 14:48

A Saigon Food Tour inside Ben Thanh Market

The cuisine is always an inevitable part of every travel trips. Some tourists even consider food the most important part of their travel. Saigon is the destination that can satisfy the most fastidious foodaholics. The cuisine in Saigon is the combination of the food from 3 regions of Vietnam: the North, the Central and the South, which creates the ...
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Guest — Lily Henry
I absolutely enjoyed the food tour. There were lots of food markets around and was so busy all the time. i Tour's service was the ... Read More
Monday, 16 March 2020 12:59
Guest — Anthony Payne
the food tour was the best, thanks for showing me around
Saturday, 26 October 2019 12:58


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